Mark Hackel. 
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Global Tool Builder Expands In Macomb County, Adding New Jobs

Macomb County Executive Mark A. Hackel will attend an expansion celebration for Fori Automation Tuesday at 12:30 p.m. at Fori’s offices, 50955 Wing Drive in Shelby Township.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/08/2012

Pete Hoekstra - Debbie Stabenow (Getty Images)

Stabenow Focuses On Agriculture, Bipartisanship

Barely a month before the election, Democratic Sen. Debbie Stabenow is keeping Republican opponent Pete Hoekstra at arm’s length while focusing on issues such as farming and manufacturing that appeal to voters across the Michigan political spectrum.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/07/2012

A closed factory in a working class neighborhood (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Opinion: Romney Talks Tough On China But Romney And Bain Bought Chinese Factory

Mitt Romney and Bain Capital purchased a factory in China that took on the demand from outsourcing from other US companies. So they profited by increasing profits from companies they owned by shipping jobs overseas and they profited from other companies shipping jobs overseas by doing the work that used to be done in cities and towns across America.



Techonomy: Tech Bringing Massive Change To Manufacturing

Detroit has a chance to be at the forefront of a high-tech entrepreneurial future where it’s about as hard to start a manufacturing firm as it is to start a Web site today.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/12/2012

Ford Flat Rock plant (credit: Jeff Gilbert/WWJ)

Flat Rock Plant Gets New Investment, New Jobs

The newly named “Ford Assembly Plant” in Flat Rock is celebrating a bright future.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/10/2012


Another Big Investment For GM

General Motors is putting $200 million into its Lordstown, Ohio plant to build the second generation Chevrolet Cruze.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/23/2012


New Plant Means New Jobs For Detroit

A new auto interiors plant is about to create 500 jobs on Detroit’s west side.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/22/2012

Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan (Photo by Darren Hauck/Getty Images)

Opinion: Ryan VP Pick Changes Electoral Math

Paul Ryan has changed the Electoral College math. With the pick, Romney has chosen a path that writes off almost all of the country and focuses the election on the industrial Midwest.


A closed factory in a working class neighborhood (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Opinion: You Weren’t Fired You Were Outsourced

Mitt Romney’s contortions to differentiate offshoring from outsourcing don’t matter to those who lost their jobs because of it.


Proposed Program Would Aid Unemployed, Homeless

Some new help could be coming for people looking for jobs in Metro Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/25/2012